Jackie

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Best Parks In Baltimore

Baltimore is a big place and it offers a wide variety of parks. But selecting a park by trial and error is no way to approach your outdoor fun. You …

National Parks

Investigators: Pipe in SB oil spill corroded to 1/16 of an inch

A preliminary report from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has found that last month's disastrous oil spill at Refugio …

California

Man Arrested In Sexual Assault Of A 5-Year-Old Boy

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child, city police said.<p>Police said Jose Garcia was taken into custody on …

Crime

Police Union To Investigate How Police Responded To Riots

The city's police union has begun its own investigation into how police responded to the riots in April.<p>The Fraternal Order of Police on Wednesday …

Law Enforcement

Batts blames stolen opiates for recent violence

Baltimore City police leaders said opiates are to blame for a recent spike in crime.<p>Police officials said 27 pharmacies were looted during the riots …

Justice

Rite Aid says personal information, prescriptions stolen in Baltimore looting

As looted prescription drugs flood Baltimore streets, fueling a surge in violence, pharmacy chain Rite Aid warned customers Wednesday that their …

Identity Theft

State denies permit for Baltimore crude oil terminal

The state Department of the Environment has denied, for now, a Houston-based company's application to permit crude oil to be shipped through its port …

Energy

This Is How We Lose Them

Smoking. Spacing. Sleeping. Cradle Cincinnati’s campaign to turn the tide on our woeful infant mortality rate is a lot more complicated—and …

Pregnancy

Why can’t we read anymore?

Or, can books save us from what digital does to our brains?<p>Last year, I read four books.<p>The reasons for that low number are, I guess, the same as …

Buried In Baltimore: The Mysterious Murder Of A Nun Who Knew Too Much

<i>Archbishop Keough High School in 1969. (Photo: Archbishop Keough High School yearbook)</i><p>On a frigid day in November 1969, Father Joseph Maskell, the chaplain of Archbishop Keough High School in Baltimore, called a student into his office and suggested they go for a drive. When the final bell rang at …

The Storm Whale: A Tender Illustrated Story of Loneliness, Loss, Single-Parenting, and the Redemptive Power of Love

A sweet celebration of what it takes to feel at home in one’s own life.<p>Psychologists have found that presence is the key to great parenting and yet also maintain that growing a capacity for fertile solitude is a developmental achievement for the child.<p>London-based illustrator and animation director …

Literature

The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy

A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live.<p><i>“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his magnificent meditation on the meaning of existence, <i>“that we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do</i> …

Literature